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Apple alum’s jobs app for India’s workers raises $12.5 million

A startup by an Apple alum that has become home to millions of low-skilled workers in India said on Tuesday it has raised an additional $12.5 million, just five months after securing $8 million from high-profile investors. One-year-old Apna said Sequ.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMar 2nd, 2021

China Internet user base near 989 million at year-end 2020

The number of Internet users in China increased to an estimated 988.99 million at year-end 2020, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News27 min. ago

TSMC expects flat 2Q21, raises capex outlook

TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$12.9 billion and US$13.2 billion in the second quarter of 2021, which is a 1% sequential increase at the midpoint. Gross margin and operating margin for the second quarter are estimated at 49.5-51.5% and 38.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News27 min. ago

Challenger bank N26 to offer insurance products

Fintech startup N26 is launching N26 Insurance as it plans to offer insurance products that you can access from the company’s mobile app and website. The first insurance product is a smartphone insurance plan for German customers. But the startup d.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News59 min. ago

Lingoda, an on-demand online language school with live instructors and Zoom classrooms, raises $67M

A startup out of Berlin that’s built and grown a successful online language learning platform based around live teachers and virtual classrooms is announcing some funding today to continue expanding its business. Lingoda, which connects student.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News59 min. ago

Cloud kitchen startup JustKitchen to go public on the TSX Venture Exchange

JustKitchen, a cloud kitchen startup, will start trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) Venture Exchange on Thursday morning. It is doing a direct listing of its common shares, having already raised $8 million at a $30 million valuation. The com.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News59 min. ago

Polestar raises $550m to help fund product expansion

The private placement of newly issued shares marks the first time the 3-year-old Volvo subsidiary has gotten the backing of external investors......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Korean Workers Need To Make Space For Robots, Minister Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: South Koreans must learn how to work alongside machines if they want to thrive in a post-pandemic world where many jobs will be handled by artificial intelligence and robots, according to the countr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 59 min. ago

Atrium, which help sales managers more easily see who is (or isn’t) crushing it, just raised $13.5 million

There’s no shortage of data-driven sales management tools in the market. Naturally, Atrium, a five-year-old, San Francisco-based company cofounded by serial entrepreneur Pete Kazanjy, says it does a far better job of empowering sales managers t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 27 min. ago

What to expect from Apple’s “Spring Loaded” event on April 20

This event is mysterious, but we're confident iPads will figure prominently. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) It might have taken longer than expected (the event has historically taken place in March), but Apple announced its spr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 59 min. ago

The Rise and Fall of Microsoft Search

No one's ever made a business case for a Microsoft app on the basis of its search. The CIO decided to implement and search came along for the ride. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News8 hr. 59 min. ago

Why CIOs Should Lead the Charge in Developing Digital Presences for Workers and Customers

Where are organizations today in implementing the great digital presences workers and customers need? Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News8 hr. 59 min. ago

Respiratory Study Launches To Discover How Apple Watch Can Predict COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Washington have partnered with Apple to study how Apple Watch may be used to predict illnesses such as coronavirus, or flu. Apple Insider reports: "The goal of the study is to see if the information collected by the A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 27 min. ago

2022 iPhones said to include 48-megapixel camera, 8K video capture, and no "mini" model

A new report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo indicates that Apple may drop the 5.4-inch iPhone from its 2022 lineup, and instead will only offer two mainstream and two high-end "Pro" models in 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch sizes. The company will still offer the 5.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 58 min. ago

Creator monetization and CRM startup Pico raises $6.5M

Pico, a New York startup that helps online creators and media companies make money and manage their customer data, announced today that it has launched an upgraded platform and raised $6.5 million in new funding. In a statement, the startup’s c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 58 min. ago

How the FBI Managed To Get Into the San Bernardino Shooter"s iPhone

A new report from The Washington Post reveals how the FBI gained access to an iPhone linked to the 2015 San Bernardino shooting. Apple refused to build a backdoor into the phone, citing the potential to undermine the security of hundreds of millions.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

Retracing his steps: Professor guides researchers as they replicate his fieldwork 50 years later

Half a century had passed, but UC Santa Barbara Professor Armand Kuris was sure he'd been here before. In fact, he was completely certain. After all, he had detailed notes of the location, written carefully in India ink when he was still a graduate s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 59 min. ago

M1 MacBooks can now run Windows 10 up to 30% faster than Intel Macs

Version 16.5 of Parallels now lets Mac users enjoy a seamless Windows 10 on ARM experience on Apple's newest Macs with the M1 silicon......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 59 min. ago

Zeta in talks with SoftBank to raise at over $1 billion valuation

Banking tech startup Zeta is inching closer to the much sought-after unicorn status as it talks to investors to finalize a new round, sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 is in talks to lead a ~$250 million Series.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 59 min. ago

AT&T/Verizon workers’ union urges states to regulate ISPs as utilities

"Three decades of of industry-driven deregulation have failed us," union says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | jangeltun) The Communications Workers of America (CWA) union is lobbying state governments to regulate Internet service providers as.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 59 min. ago

How Pilot charted a course of not raising too much money

A few weeks ago, we wrote about fintech Pilot raising a $100 million Series C that doubled the company’s valuation to $1.2 billion. Bezos Expeditions — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ personal investment fund — and Whale Rock Capital joined the ro.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago